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friday i’m in love….

happy memorial day weekend to you lovers, katie here.   as symbolized by the uptick in beach cruiser traffic, sandy feet at the supermarket, and the waft of coconut oil and zinc oxide in the peet’s coffee line, summer has begun in southern california; so bring out the white pants and brush up on your peach cobbler recipe. no season swings in and out-of-town faster, so i’m trying to savor each silly second i can. it’s crazy to think i only have 16 more summers left with my little person “home” with us; already i’m getting piggish for her time. she did MAJOR swim bootcamp last week, and although the first 6 days felt like i was watching the last scene of the titanic, by the end of the program sutton was michael phelps’ing her way across the pool. we are so excited to swim all summer long. here are a few other…

friday i’m in love…

happy good friday to you dear hearts. katie here, coming to you from the kitchen. i like to come here at least once a week to feel maidenly. i don’t cook. i love to talk about cooking, i love to read about cooking, i love to eat other people’s cooking, i watch hours and hours of cooking shows, and my stockpile of cookbooks rivals barnes + noble, but when it comes down to the actual execution of cuisine preparation, pass the string cheese. i DO like to bake. i like to bake for other people. i find that baking for others is a completely different branch of government. apparently there are actual psychological benefits from baking for others—-{this girl will take ALL the help she can get.}   i don’t necessarily believe i’m delving into altruism with my key limes pies, but i think it’s also my introverted way of…